Sarah Watson

Black Survivors Coalition Occupies Healy Hall

Black Survivors Coalition Occupies Healy Hall

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02/25/2020

The Black Survivors Coalition gathered in Red Square on Feb. 21 to protest the administration’s inadequate response to their list of demands dropped off at university President John DeGioia’s office on Jan. 27. A week of sit-ins in front of DeGioia’s office in Healy Hall began on Feb. 24.  The Black Survivors Coalition was formed…

Point-in-Time Count Surveys Homeless Population

Point-in-Time Count Surveys Homeless Population

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02/14/2020

Volunteers shivered as they circled Glover Park, scanned dark alleyways, and scoped out Georgetown’s canal for the second time that night. Ahead, a group of bodies sits perched on a pile of cardboard. Instead of passing by in awkward silence, a volunteer approaches the encampment, sits down cross-legged next to one of the men, and…

GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Prior to Election

GUSA Vice Presidential Candidates Debate Prior to Election

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02/05/2020

Content Warning: This article references sexual assault Two GUSA vice presidential candidates debated their campaigns’ platforms on Feb. 4 following the GUSA presidential debate on Feb. 3. The debate comes days before the GUSA Executive elections on Feb. 6.  The debate included VP candidates Bryce Badger (MSB ’21), the running mate of Nicolo Ferretti (SFS…

Black Survivors Coalition demands improved sexual assault resources

Black Survivors Coalition demands improved sexual assault resources

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02/02/2020

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault  Georgetown’s Black Survivors Coalition delivered a letter, titled #GeorgetownDoesntCare, to university President John DeGioia’s office on Jan. 27 with a list of demands to improve Georgetown’s resources for black survivors of sexual assault. The coalition’s first demand was the administration’s public response to the letter by Friday, Jan….

By students, for students: An academic framework to analyze Title IX

By students, for students: An academic framework to analyze Title IX

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12/06/2019

Content Warning: This article discusses sexual assault. Every registration period, Georgetown asks students to scroll through course descriptions, try every possible configuration of their schedule, and bow to the inevitability of overlapping course times. It can be easy to be lost in the monotony of this process; however, as students registered for the spring 2020…

Georgetown partners with Capital Bikeshare Universities program

Georgetown partners with Capital Bikeshare Universities program

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11/27/2019

Georgetown University has joined the Capital Bikeshare Universities Program, which reduces yearly student membership from $85 to $25.  The discounted membership offers students an unlimited number of rides under thirty minutes with extra time purchased for an additional fee.  The GUSA Senate passed a resolution on Sept. 15 sponsored by Sen. Joshua Marin-Mora (SFS ’21)…

GUSA Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing Jesuit Martyrs

GUSA Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing Jesuit Martyrs

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11/20/2019

The GUSA Senate passed a resolution to commemorate the El Salvador Jesuit Martyrs in honor of November being Jesuit Heritage Month at their Nov. 10th meeting. On November 16, 1989, Jesuits Ignacio Ellacuría, S.J., Ignacio Martín-Baró, S.J., Segundo Montes, S.J., Juan Ramón Moreno, S.J., Joaquín López y López, S.J., Amando López, S.J., their housekeeper Elba…

Students, administration discuss Campus Climate Survey results

Students, administration discuss Campus Climate Survey results

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10/24/2019

Faculty and administration held a listening session on Oct. 21 to discuss the latest Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct Report, conducted in February 2019.  The survey had a response rate of 38.9 percent with approximately 6,100 undergraduate and graduate student respondents. Georgetown participated in the survey with 32 other universities as a…

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